Women’s Ministry

Next Unit Meeting – December 5, 6 p.m. Room #110

All women of the church are cordially invited to attend the Christmas Unit meeting of the United Women of Faith (UMW) on Monday, December 5, 2022.  A catered meal will be served at 6:00 followed by the meeting and program at 7:00 pm.  A History of the Chrismon Ornaments on the CFUMC Christmas Tree will be presented by Linda Duncan.  We, also, encourage all who played a part in helping make the church Chrismon ornaments, to attend.

Email here for reservations or text 770-861-2180


Hike and a Prayer

Trish Merck, certified Yoga instructor and experienced hiker will lead this outing on September 17, October 15, and November 12 from 8:30 -10:30 a.m.

The group will meet in the church parking lot. Bring your water bottle. A light snack will be provided.

In case of rain, the group will be led in an hour of yoga by Trish. Please bring your own yoga mat.

Quilting Class

Thursdays, October 6 – November 17, 1 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. in Room 110. Not meeting November 3. You may come to any or all of the sessions.

This introductory class will be led by Pat Welch who has taught quilting for 30 years in the United States and Canada.

You will need to bring pencil and paper (notebook) to take notes to the first session.


UNITED WOMEN IN FAITH

What is United Women in Faith?

United Women in Faith (formerly United Methodist Women) is a supportive, inclusive Christian membership organization where women like you grow spiritually, develop as leaders and serve and work to create a world in which all women, children, and youth thrive. United Women in Faith is celebrated as the women’s ministry of the United Methodist Church.

What does United Women in Faith do?

Our members nurture one another in community and support U.S. and international projects and partners improving the lives of women, children and youth with their prayers, volunteer and advocacy efforts, and financial gifts.

WHO ARE WE?

WE ARE

Members are women like you: women of diverse ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds; employed and unemployed; women with disabilities, housewives, and business-women; single, married, widowed, and divorced women, teen women, young women, middle-aged women, multicultural women, and retired women committed to the mission.

OUR PURPOSE

The organized unit of the United Women in Faith (formerly United Methodist Women) shall be a community of women whose purpose is to know God and experience freedom as whole persons through Jesus Christ; to develop a creative, supportive fellowship; and to expand concepts of mission through participation in the global ministries of the Church

CURRENT CIRCLES

MYRTIE POOLE

The earliest UWF group at CFUMC welcomes new members and visitors. Meetings start with coffee and fellowship and include a program. Projects are focused on missions.

Meets: 3rd Wednesday of the month at 9:30 AM

For more information, contact Mary Ann Mason, 770-354-9119 or waltsr65@yahoo.com

MARY MARTHA

An active group of women, this circle offers a wide variety of programs at their meetings including a local mission project.

Meets: 4th Tuesday of the month (except July, November, & December) at 10:00 AM

For more information, contact Linda Vasenius, 770-888-0232 or lindavco@yahoo.com

NAOMI RUTH

This group is a blend of women of all ages who gather for Christian fellowship and outreach to the community. Childcare is provided when arranged in advance.

Meets: 2nd Monday of the month (September thru May) at 9:30 AM

For more information, contact Becky McDougal, 770-888-6068 or beckymcdougal@gmail.com

NIGHTINGALES

Members are women in search of Bible study and new friendships. Although most members work during the day, we welcome anyone for whom evening meetings are the best fit. Childcare is provided when arranged in advance.

Meets: 2nd Wednesday of the month (September thru May) at 7:00 PM

For more information, contact Meri Munce, 770-889-2347 or merimunce@yahoo.com

If you have any questions, contact Janet Scott, UWF President at scottrjajr@comcast.net or (404) 406-4566 


THE HAPPY KNOTTERS

This group meets to make blankets to provide a source of comfort, warmth, and love to patients entering the NGMC hospice unit. They also make “Memory Bears” for families of patients who have experienced a death.

Meets: Last Saturday of the month with some exceptions (such as the last Saturday in October,) 10:00 AM – Noon

For more information, contact: Glenda Thurmond at samglen63@comcast.net or 901-351-6365

PRAYER SHAWL MINISTRY

The group makes items providing warmth, comfort, and love to those in need. Basic instruction and yarn are provided.

Meets: Second Saturday of each month, 9:30 a.m. in room #109

For more information, or to request a shawl or other prayer item, contact: Michele Mack at sixmaxmom@gmail.com or 636-579-0130